Academic publications


The Complete Literary Works of Ivor Gurney
3 vol. variorum edition of Gurney's complete literary works.
Co-edited with Tim Kendall: Oxford University Press (Oxford English Texts), in preparation.

Book Chapters

‘Songs of Innocence: the Partsongs of John Ireland’

Lewis Foreman (ed.), The John Ireland Companion (Boydell & Brewer, October 2011).

‘They tolled the one bell only: the remarkable influence of A.E. Housman’
Julian Rushton (ed.), Let Beauty Awake: Elgar, Vaughan Williams and Literature (Elgar Editions, 2010).
(Publication of a paper given as part of a British Library symposium)
‘Reflections on the Rejection of Cecilia’
‘Lo, the full, final sacrifice: an introduction’
Rolf Jordan (ed.), The Clock of the Years: a Gerald and Joy Finzi Anthology (Chosen Press, 2007).

Articles &c

‘To see a live hero: The Inspirations of Ivor Gurney’

Three Choirs Festival Programme Book, August 2010.

‘The Sea’s Redemption: Gurney in Cornwall’
& ‘On “On Earth”’ (commentary on, and edition of a previously unpublished Gurney essay)

The Ivor Gurney Society Journal, vol.15 (2009).

‘Ivor Gurney’

Archipelago, Issue 3 (Clutag Press, Spring 2009).

‘Gurney’s Duality: Well-spring, correlations and conflicts’

The Ivor Gurney Society Journal, vol.13 (2007).

‘Ivor Gurney: Catalogue of Musical Works’

The Ivor Gurney Society Journal, vol.12 (2006).

‘Waking up England: W. Denis Browne and The Comic Spirit

British Music, vol.26 (2004).
[Journal of the British Music Society]

Musical editions

To be added shortly

CD Sleeve Notes

From a City Window: Songs by Hubert Parry
Delphian Records, DCD34117 (January 2013).


John Ireland & Frederick Delius Partsongs
Somm Recordings, SOMM0119 (October 2012).


Britten: Songs and Proverbs of William Blake
Naxos Records, 8.572600 (April 2012).

Read these notes on the Naxos website.

An Irish Songbook
Signum Records, SIGCD239 (February 2011).


A Purse of Gold: Irish Songs by Herbert Hughes
Signum Records, SIGCD106 (October 2010).


On Wenlock Edge (Works by Vaughan Williams, Gurney, Bliss and Warlock)
Linn Records, CKD296 (July 2007).

Read these notes on the Linn Records website.

Love’s Voice (Songs by Finzi, Gurney, Ireland and Ian Venables)
Somm Recordings, SOMMCD063 (February 2007).


Thomas Allen: Songs by Beethoven, Wolf, Butterworth and Vaughan Williams
Wigmore Hall Live, WHLIVE0002 (September 2005).


Oh Fair to See: Songs by Gerald Finzi
Linn Records, CKD253 (May 2005).

Read these notes on the Linn Records website.


Catalogues &c.

To be added shortly